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Reach Oxford Scholarships 2021/2022 for Undergraduate Students from Developing Countries

The University of Oxford, UK offers the Reach Oxford Scholarships in full financial opportunities for Undergraduate students from Developing Countries to study for Bachelors degree in any course offered at the institution 2021/2022

Application Timeline: 

  1. Application to the University of Oxford for an undergraduate course through UCAS must be made by 15th October 2020
  2. Applications for 2021 entry are due to open in January 2021
  3. Applications must be submitted by 12 noon (UK time) on 10th February 2021

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Low Income countries (See list below)

To be taken at (country): University of Oxford UK

Eligible Fields of Study: All subjects offered at the University of Oxford except Medicine

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About the Award: A number of Oxford colleges offer Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) to students from low income countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because standard educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries. Scholarship winners will study at University of Oxford, UK under any undergraduate course of study, except Medicine due to the course length and expense.

Eligibility: Students from developing countries who have applied to study for undergraduate courses at University of Oxford. See list below.

Selection Criteria: The Reach Oxford scholarships scheme is only suitable for candidates of the highest academic ability who have outstanding examination results. However, financial need and social commitment are also major criteria for selection. Applicants should be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence following their studies.

Number of Awardees: Around 2-3 per year

Value of Award: Tuition fees and college fees, a grant for living expenses and one return air fare per year 

Duration of Award: 3-4 years, depending on course length

Eligible African Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Other Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, , Kiribati, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, FYR Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niue, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian Administered Areas, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Serbia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen,

How to Apply:

  1. You must make an application to the University of Oxford for an undergraduate course through UCAS by 15 October 2020, and be successful in gaining a place.
  2. Details on how to apply for a scholarship for 2021 entry will be made available on this page in January 2021. 
  3. For 2021 entry applicants who apply by the 10 February 2021 scholarship deadline, the selection process will be undertaken in March 2021.
  4. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in April 2021

Visit Scholarship Webpage for more details

Important Notes: Please note that application cannot be considered from candidates who have not been offered a place at Oxford.

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